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Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Motorola's second iTunes Phone, SLVR L7

Finally, there is another iTunes phone that’s not a ROKR! The new Motorola SLVR L7 is now for sale at your Cingular dealer. If offers a different design (though still a candybar type) and weighs just 3.5 ounces. Almost RAZR thin, at less than 1/2" the SLVR has a precision cut keypad (ala RAZR), 512 MB of optional expandable memory and Bluetooth. Too bad it only comes with a VGA resolution camera. Currently $200 at Cingular Wireless with a 2 year contract.

Unicom Systems MBridge WiFi Do it All Device!

Reports of Silicon Valley based Unicon Systems, Inc. developing an interesting portable media player (PMP)with Wi-Fi connectivity they are calling MBridge.

The Wi-Fi (802.11b at this time) enabled MBridge runs on Linux and features a 3.5 inch color screen. It has 2 USB ports, 1 high speed USB mini OTG, internal SD card slot and IR port.

Unicon says the MBridge can access any music store to purchase and download music as well as work with online photo services. The MBridge runs software applications like MP3 player, web browser and Instant messaging clients.
The Unicon MBridge measures 3 x5 x.75 inch. It weighs 6.5 ounces. Unicon Systems is taking pre-orders now. Everything USB reports that the MBridge will sell for $159.99 in October 2006.

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